MComix: Really Good Comic Book Reader for Ubuntu


MComix is a fork of now defunct Comix project. MComix aims to add bug fixes and stability improvements to Comix project since its development came to a halt in late 2009. MComix is basically a highly customizable image viewer designed specifically to handle comic books. It can read images in ZIP, RAR, 7Zip or tar archives as well as plain image files.

MComix comics book reader ubuntu precise

How to Install MComix in Ubuntu 12.04/Ubuntu 11.10?
  • You need to install the following package to resolve dependencies first of all. Simply do the following in Terminal.
sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
  • Extract the downloaded ZIP/tar.bz2 file and then CD into the extracted folder.
  • Afterwards, run the following command.
sudo python setup.py install
  • Now, whenever you want to launch MComix comics book reader in Ubuntu, just type 'mcomix' (without quotes) in Terminal and you are done.
  • Installation instructions for Windows and other flavors of Linux can be found here.
Comic Book Reader for Ubuntu 12.04

MComix Comic Book Reader for Ubuntu

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